Implanted central venous catheter-related acute superior vena cava syndrome: management by metallic stent and endovascular repositioning of the catheter tip

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We describe a case of a 49-year-old woman with stage-IIIB lung adenocarcinoma who experienced an acute superior vena cava syndrome related to an implanted central venous catheter without associated venous thrombosis. The catheter was surgically implanted for chemotherapy. Superior vena cava syndrome appeared after the procedure and was due to insertion of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s003300000361

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@article{Qanadli2000ImplantedCV, title={Implanted central venous catheter-related acute superior vena cava syndrome: management by metallic stent and endovascular repositioning of the catheter tip}, author={S. D. Qanadli and Beno{\^i}t Mesurolle and J. F. Sissakian and Sophie Chagnon and P. Lacombe}, journal={European Radiology}, year={2000}, volume={10}, pages={1329-1331} }